Author Archives: Sara Norja

About Sara Norja

I'm a bilingual writer of prose and poetry. Things I enjoy apart from writing include tea, reading voraciously, cycling on warm summer nights, medieval manuscripts, dancing, and the wind.

Award eligibility and year in review

I didn’t have much published this year, but here are my award-eligible works from 2017, one short story and four poems: Short story: 07/2017 “Don’t Look a Wish Horse in the Mouth” in Cosmos Pen, the English special issue of … Continue reading

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“Birch Daughter” sold to Fireside

This news is a couple of weeks old, but it’s wonderful news despite that: my story “Birch Daughter” has sold to the amazing magazine Fireside. I’ve loved the stories in Fireside for a long time and am super excited that … Continue reading

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New poems out in Blossomry

Poetry news, yay! Two of my poems recently appeared in Issue 1 of the wonderful new magazine Blossomry, which publishes one-line poems: Artemis– When They Belittle Your Nature I highly recommend reading the whole issue in order, though, since it … Continue reading

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My Worldcon drabble(s)

It’s around a month since Worldcon (what! how is it only a month; a gazillion things have happened since then…), so this is probably a good time to post the drabble I shared at the “Why Do Finns Love Their … Continue reading

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Sunvault is out!

Sunvault: Stories of Solarpunk and Eco-Speculation has its release day today, 29 August! (It’s still just about the 29th in Finland as I type this at a few minutes to midnight.) Get your copy in ebook or paperback! (Other retailers … Continue reading

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Post-con feels

I should’ve written this post a week ago but I was waiting for the exhaustion to ebb a little. Well, it hasn’t ebbed, just increased (my summer of Too Many Things has continued), so I guess I’m doing this now. … Continue reading

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My Worldcon schedule!

I can’t believe Worldcon75 is starting tomorrow! So much excitement! I am already primed and ready for Worldcon, mostly because I spent the past few days in Uppsala at Reception Histories of the Future: A conference on Byzantinisms, speculative fiction, … Continue reading

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Cosmos Pen and Sunvault!

I got my copy of Cosmos Pen: A Travel Guide to Finnish Weird today! Yaaay! The issue looks fantastic and I’m looking forward to reading all of it. So, this special issue of the Finnish SFF magazine Kosmoskyn√§ (which translates … Continue reading

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Camp Nanowrimo in April

I’ve been too exhausted to post much, again. But luckily, not too exhausted to write. The novel has progressed! I decided to do Camp Nanowrimo in April to get revision done more efficiently. I set myself a 30-hour goal – … Continue reading

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Sunvault ToC & Flash Fiction Online antho

Two nice things to start off the week: 1) The Sunvault anthology ToC is out! I’m incredibly honoured to be among such fabulous writers. I’m really looking forward to this antho. 2) My story “Creation” is included in Flash Fiction … Continue reading

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